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Tesla’s Model S Lease and Financing Program Expensive, Misleading

With the help of two banks, federal tax credits for EV purchases, and math that even Wall Street would find fishy, Tesla now has an official loan program for the electric Model S sedan. Company founder (and noted pugilist) Elon Musk announced the news himself earlier this week, calling the deal a …

Finance

An Audi RS8? You Bet Your RS It Could Happen—Emphasis on 'Could'

A rendering of an Audi RS8 has appeared up on the Audi-centric website Fourtitude.com. Wait, an RS<i>8</i>? Simmer down—while we’ve not heard of any plans for Audi to add an RS version of its A8 sedan, we’re running the speculative photo because, well, an RS8 would be rad-tacular. If it were to happen, of …

The Latest on Cadillac's Coupe and Wagon Plans

In January of 2012, Cadillac revealed the ATS sedan. That car is designed specifically to target the BMW 3-series and similar sports sedans, and it has allowed the third-generation CTS, which just debuted at the New York auto show, to abandon the segment-stretching mission of its predecessor and …

BMW

Audi Project Scorpion Hypercar Rendered

Turning the R18 e-tron Quattro into something suitable for public consumption.<p><b>What It Is:</b> Audi's upcoming, race-bred hypercar, based directly on the R18 e-tron Quattro Le Mans racer that took victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans last year. Audi intends to use the new car, known internally as …

2013 Cadillac XTS FWD Premium

One for the DTS die-hards—or those who haven't heard of the Impala or LaCrosse.<p><i>Dead man walking, make way! Dead man walking!</i> Actually, in the case of the 2013 Cadillac XTS sedan, it’s more like dead car, er, rolling. That’s because the XTS—it shares its bones with lesser GM sedans like the Buick …

2014 Maserati Ghibli

It really is a baby Quattroporte.<p><b>We’ve driven the Maserati Ghibli—click here and here to read our reviews!</b><p>Its hand forced by the faceless and unrepentant spoilsport known as the internet, Maserati has released the first images of the 2014 Ghibli ahead of its debut at this year’s Shanghai auto show. …

2014 Audi R8 Starts at $119,150; Spyder Starts at $132,650

Audi’s refreshed-for-2014 mid-engined supercar, the R8, goes on sale today and official pricing has been announced. Starting at $119,150, the R8 coupe comes with a 430-hp, 4.2-liter V-8 with a six-speed manual. Audi will offer the V-8–powered R8 in a spyder as well, while a 525-hp, 5.2-liter V-10 …

Aston Martin Blows Some Steam With Hydrogen-Powered Rapide S Racer

Aston Martin is known for many things—beautiful styling, sonorous V-12 engines, an “in” with James Bond, to name a few—but advanced alternative powertrain research and development isn’t exactly one of them. Well, at least until now. Aston has announced that it is fielding a hydrogen-powered Rapide …

Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse is World's Fastest Roadster

Open-top motoring is about taking in the scenery more than about speed, but it’s good to have the capability to do both. This line of thinking has been taken to an extreme at Volkswagen’s ultra-luxury subsidiary Bugatti, which produces the open-top Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse. Powered by a …

Citroën DS Wild Rubis Concept

Because no one wants a domesticated ruby.<p>Does the world need another crossover? Probably not, and any station wagon offers most of the same benefits of a crossover without looking like a butched-up minivan or sacrificing performance. But the "command" seating position, as some automakers refer to …

2013 Fiat 500E Pricing Announced

Fiat has announced what it costs to combine Italian style with all-electric technology: the 500E will start at $32,500 when it goes on sale (available only in California) later this summer. For Golden State residents who are eligible for certain federal credits, state incentives, and Fiat rebates, …